An English movie and TV actress Amanda Donohoe is known for her relationship with the popstar Adam Ant in 1980s and for her work on TV which includes Emmerdale and L.A. Law. She is also mostly known for her roles in the successful movies such as Universal’s Liar, Liar. She is the native of London, England, United Kingdom. She came into this world on 29th June of the year 1962 which has now made her reach at the age of 53. She has been active in the acting field since 1984 and from that time onward, she has gained a large number of fans following and she has been very successful.
Amanda is the daughter of Ted and wife Joanna Donohoe. Her father used to work for Foreign and Commonwealth Office which led to family moving a great deal with base in London but also residing for periods overseas.After the retirement of her father, he joined his wife in her antique dealing business. Her family members also include her elder sister named Cordelia. She belongs to Irish, Russian and Swiss ancestry. She went to get her education from the Francis Holland School. When she was 15 years old, she met Adam Ant. After that, she left the home of her parents after a year and then moved in Notting Hill with Ant.
It 1981, Amanda made her appearance in a video clips for songs titled as Antmusic and Stand & Deliver by Adam and The Ants when the band were at height of their fame. Shortly before that band started their 1981 World Tour, Amanda was offered a place at Central School of Speech and Drama. After that, she left Ant and then went off to the drama college. At present, she is in relationship with her domestic partner Russell Haswell who is an multidisciplinary artist. The pair has been dating with each other since several periods of time. At present, she is residing in Suffolk with her partner.
After completing her graduation, in 1986, Amanda came to attention of worldwide audiences when Amanda was cast as Lucy Irvine opposite to Oliver Reed in the Castaway of Nicolas Roeg. She then followed up with a couple of roles in two Ken Russell movies titled as The Liar of the White Worm based on Bram Stoker book and The Rainbow based on D.H. Lawrence novel. Her another major movie role was Liar, Liar that starred Jim Carrey. After relocating in Los Angeles in February 1991, she took part in first of so-called lesbian kiss episodes on an American TV where her character named C.J. Lamb on L.A. Law kissed Abbie Perkins that was portrayed by Michele Greene.
After she returned to UK, she undertook the stage work including replacing Jerry Hall in stage version of The Graduate. She then joined the show called Emmerdale in 2009 as a businesswoman Natasha Wylde. It was announced on 25th July of 2010 that Amanda would be leaving the TV show Emmerdale. Her other TV shows and movies include One Night Stand, The Rainbow, Paper Mask, Stardust, I’m Losing You, The Hidden Room, Shame and many more. Besides that, forore details regarding her bio she can also be followed in Twitter and Instagram.